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Post card from the land of the Pharaohs

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Coptic CrossThis is a postcard from a friend in Egypt –a warning for those travelling in Egypt and a warning for those who think Islam tolerates any other religion.  This is life in a Muslim dominated country where the ancestral people—the Coptic Christians- are brutally treated.   Couldn’t happen here---don’t you believe it as members of other religions and their buildings are already attacked throughout the west!


A report on the attack states:

“One thousand Christians were today trapped inside the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in West Ain Shams,Cairo, after more than twenty thousand Muslims attacked them with stones and butane gas cylinders. The Church's priest Father Antonious said that the situation is extremely dangerous.

The Muslim mob that attacked the church blocked both sides of the street and encircled the church building, broke its doors and demolished its entire first floor. The mob were chanting Jihad verses as well as slogans saying: we will demolish the church" and - We sacrifice our blood and souls, we sacrifice ourselves for you, Islam". (source)



Post card from the land of the Pharaohs
Egypt


23rd November 2008
The radicalised mob could not stand the sight of the building which they called “infidels worship house in Islamic Land” shouting “No god but Allah” and “Allah Akbar” “we will demolish the church” Events escalated from bad to worse when the number of Muslim demonstrators swelled up reaching more than 10,000 (20,000?) people who gathered in front of the Virgin Mary and Anba Ibraam church.
 
Security forces tried to disperse the protesters but they could not meet the hostile crowd which came in large numbers from different areas. The crowed attacked the church, hurled stones and burned several cars owned by Christians, and causing the injury of more than 5 people. Worshipers and several priests were trapped inside the church unable to return home because of the hostile crowd outside.

 
Muslims terrorize Copts
The radicalised mob could not stand the sight of the building which they called “infidels worship house in Islamic Land”
 
The Egyptian police did not seem to be too bothered about arresting the perpetrators of violence at the start of the riot. The police had a flimsy presence from the beginning of the attack about 5pm local time.
 
At 12 midnight, on 24th November Cairo time the police arrested Imad Abdullah, Joseph Fuad Ramses and Yusuf Nasim all Christians. Also arrested 38 Muslim youth but soon released 30 of them “under the pretext of being minors”
 
United Copts of Great Britain learned that the Assistant Investigation Police Department deputy Inspector Wael Tahoon had a hand in planning and executing the attack on the church.
 
The history as given to us goes back to a year and a half ago, when a Christian man bought a factory and built a church on the site following obtaining the necessary permits. As soon as the permit to build the church was obtained, and before the building began it was a surprise to find a mosque is being built opposite the planned church site.   
 
The mosque builders continued to harass the church builders throughout the period of building the church to extreme degree including urinating on the walls of the new building and threatening contractor and workers by death.
 
During the Morning Prayer of consecration, worshipers were surprised that Al-Nour mosque opposite the church started to broadcast Koran at 10 o’clock in the morning with loud speakers on full volume. Witnesses said that the imam of the mosque said that the Eid prayers are to start today and will continue until the day of the Feast (which is many days earlier the usual schedule). The speakers transmitted loud talk and noise in an attempt to Provoke Copts inside the church. The police were present but few in numbers.

 
The Egyptian police did not seem to be too bothered about arresting the perpetrators of violence
The Egyptian police did not seem to be too bothered about arresting the perpetrators of violence

Fanatic Muslims started to gather about 5 o’clock in the afternoon, the influx of a large number of citizens from different parts of Ain Shams, Ezbet El-Nakhl, Madinet El-Salaam, and Mataria made they numbers well over 10,000. The crowd started shouting and denouncing the building of a new church.
 
Slogans such as “We will demolish the church” “Islam is the solution "," God is great "," and there is no church to be build here "... etc continued till 4am on 24th November.
 
The security began arrive about 7 pm, later joined with fire trucks to disperse the demonstrators with water hoses but in vein.
 
Cleo

 Editor’s Note

The brief report above does refer to  just one exmple of Islamic persecution of Copts. The sad fact is - the persecution of the indigenous Egyptians is endemic.

Liseted below are  just a few most recent examples of Islamic religious tolerance:

Thousands of  Muslims who were angered by Copts celebrating mass in the Zagazig Dioceses Hospitality Hall on 10th December, gathered in the village of Kafr Farag Guirgis, in an attempt to attack the building. The Muslim mob, which also included those from nearby villages, was armed with fire balls and gasoline bottles. The security forces had to intervene to contain the situation, closed the building and are still surrounded it. (source)
Court ruling makes Christian marriages more difficult in Egypt The International Society for Human Rights (IGFM) and the Evangelical News Agency 'idea' nominated the Coptic Orthodox priest Metaos Wahba as "prisoner of the month of November 2008"  and called for his support. The clergyman  was sentenced on 12 Oktober 2008 for alleged "forgery" to five years imprisonment by a court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Metaos Wahba, Priest of the Saint Mary Church in Giza near Cairo, performed a wedding of a Muslim converted to Christianity female to a Christian man. (source)
For the last few months, 'Voice of the Copts' kept you informed with a lot of sad news happening to the Copts in their homeland.
One of those was the barbaric attack of the Arabs on the Abu-Fana Monastery last May. This attack resulted not only in the abduction and torture of three monks, but resulted also in another very sad story.  Two Coptic brothers, Refaat and Ibrahim, who work as contractors, were arrested by the police, accused of killing one of the Arab attackers. (source)
The All Saints Monastery in Luxor that belongs to the Coptic Orthodox Church decided not to receive any visitors after 5:00 p.m. In a strong-toned statement posted on the websites of the expatriate Copts yesterday, Rev. El-Shayeb said the Bedouin thugs of the street leading to the monastery have gone too far with their assaults, accusing the mosques of being behind it. (source)



Last Updated on Saturday, 20 December 2008 23:18  

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